Hideya Nagai

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INTRODUCTION We evaluated the relationship between survival and time from arrival to angiography for hemodynamically unstable patients with pelvic trauma. METHODS A retrospective review of patients admitted to Fukui Prefectural Hospital with pelvic fractures during a 7.5-year period. Charts were reviewed for age, injury characteristics, injury severity(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the success rate of repeated attempts at tracheal intubation by a single intubator was lower than those by alternate intubators in the emergency department (ED). METHODS An analysis of data from a multicentre prospective registry (Japanese Emergency Airway Network Registry) of 13 academic and community EDs in Japan between(More)
OBJECTIVE The efficacy of nonoperative management of blunt thoracic aortic injury (BTAI) was evaluated in patients with pseudoaneurysm. METHODS A retrospective review was done for patients with BTAI at Fukui Prefectural Hospital during a 9-year period. Charts were reviewed for age, gender, Injury Severity Score, Abbreviated Injury Scale for each body(More)
OBJECTIVES We sought to compare the characteristics of patients with asthma presenting to the emergency department (ED) during the night-time with those of patients presenting at other times of the day, and to determine whether the time of ED presentation is associated with the risk of hospitalisation. DESIGN AND SETTING A multicentre chart review study(More)
BACKGROUND We evaluated the relationship between minor trauma during pregnancy and elevated maternal serum α-fetoprotein level. METHODS This is a retrospective review of pregnant patients admitted to Fukui Prefectural Hospital with trauma during a 10-year period. Charts were reviewed for maternal age, gestational age, injury characteristics, Injury(More)
BACKGROUND The optimal tube size for an emergent thoracostomy for traumatic pneumothorax or hemothorax is unknown. Both small catheter tube thoracostomy and large-bore chest tube thoracostomy have been shown to work for the nonemergent management of patients with traumatic pneumothorax or hemothorax. This study was conducted to compare the efficacy of a(More)
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